Advs. David Schapiro, Eliran Furman, Michael Horowitz, Evyatar Katz and intern Dana Kleiman represented the Israel Infrastructure Fund (2001), in a joint venture alongside the Australian multinational Macquarie Capital, the principal investment arm of Macquarie Group, in partnering with rural superfast broadband expert Voneus Broadband to provide internet infrastructure in rural areas in the United Kingdom.
Advs. Barry Levenfeld, Ben Sandler and David Roness together with Daniel Green, Yuval Shalheveth, Eli Greenbaum, Ofir Levy, Shani Rapoport, Miriam Friedmann, Ofir Paz, Neta Goshen Brami, Hadar Stein, Shalhevet Hetli , Sophy Litvin and Katya Kagantsov represented PayPal in the acquisition of Curv, an Israeli cryptocurrency startup for about $200 million.
Advs. Barak Platt, Shira Teger, Nimrod Vromen, Ofir Levy, Ben Sandler, Eli Greenbaum, Daniel Green, Netanella Treistman, Ofir Paz, Derora Tropp and intern Stephen Staszewski represented Cappitech in its acquisition by IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. IHS Markit was a customer of Capitech, and decided to acquire it. The firm has represented Capitech for a number of years, and also accompanied it in its 2018 Series A investment round. Capitech, a privately held Israeli company, provides robust regulatory reporting, best execution analysis and business intelligence solutions, and will continue to operate under IHS Markit.
Advs. Ben Sandler and Barry Levenfeld represented orthologics company Bioventus in its investment in the Israeli medical device company Cartiheal, including in signing an option to buy it. Assisted alongside David Roness, Ofir Levy, Daniel Marcovici, Daniel Green, Eli Greenbaum, Guy Fuhrer, Miriam Friedmann, Shira Teger, Tali Har-Oz, Hadar Stein, Chaim Cohen, Chaya Alexandra Y.N. Kong, Sophy Litvin, Nir Kamhi, Ofir Paz, Shmuel Brill and interns Noah Levy, Katya Kagantsov and Danya Sakols.
Advs. Peter Sugarman, Noah Zivan and intern Dina Wecker represented application discovery and recommendation platform Appnext in its acquisition by global technology company Affle India. A transaction in which both parties are not Israeli companies (with the seller having Israeli shareholders). Negotiations were carried out over the Covid-19 lockdown period in Israel, India and Singapore.
Advs. Eliran Furman, Avi Anouchi, Noah Zivan and intern Evyatar Katz represented insurtech startup Planck, which develops an insurance data analytics platform, in a $16 million Series B equity financing round.
Advs. Simon Weintraub, Daniel Green, Shira Teger and Tali Har-Oz represented Prilenia Therapeutics in a Series A financing round in which it raised 62.5 million dollars. The new funds will be used for two late-stage trials, which could lead to the registration of pridopidine for the treatment of HD and ALS.
Advs. Barry Levenfeld, Ben Sandler, Ofir Levy, Eli Greenbaum, Miriam Friedmann, Chaim Cohen, Sophy Litvin, Hadar Stein, Chaya Kong and interns Noa Levy and Danya Sakols represented National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ: NATI) in its acquisition of Optimal Plus Ltd. OptimalPlus is a Holon-based high tech company and develops AI-based big data analytics systems for the semiconductor and automotive industries.
Advs. Barak Platt and Ezra Gross represented Intel, yet again, in its $1 billion acquisition of navigation app developer Moovit. Intel plans to use Moovit’s technology to expand the services it offers via Mobileye, the autonomous car company that it acquired for $15.3 billion in 2017. Ben Sandler, Josh Hauser, Daniel Green, Miriam Friedmann, Dr. Eran Lempert, Peter Sugarman, Tali Har-Oz, Sophy Litvin, Alona Toledano, Chaim Cohen, Hadar Stein, Nir Kamhi, Tal Slabbaert, Tali Salzman, Chaya Alexandra Kong and our interns Maya Haran, Danya Sakols and Noah Levi assisted in the transaction.